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UNESCO Iran – Must-See

By |2016-07-30T03:37:27-05:00July 30th, 2016|Categories: Asia, Must-See|Tags: , , , , , , |

UNESCO Iran – Must-See. Shiraz one of the must visit cities within Iran, was fabled for both its wine and poets. The city is still admired for its poetry, but no longer for its wine since Iran has banned all alcohol. An hour from Shiraz are two must see UNESCO World Heritage sites. One world famous, [...]

Henrik Jeppesen – 193 countries … at age 27!

By |2019-03-04T01:57:31-05:00July 26th, 2016|Categories: Podcast|Tags: , , , |

[Download .mp3] Henrik Jeppesen completed his quest of traveling to every country in the world at the age of 27.  Henrik was laser focused on completing his goal at all cost. Henrik has traveled to all 193 countries at the age of 27.  On a limited budget, Henrik was determined to visit every corner of the [...]

The Strong Men Of Iran

By |2016-07-24T07:22:37-05:00July 24th, 2016|Categories: Asia, Unique Experiences|Tags: , , |

The strong men of Iran. One third aerobics, one third break dancing, and one third weight lifting show, and then throw in a bit of sufi dancing. I was in a treat for a unique performance. I was in Shiraz a city of poets and formally wine. I was in the innards of the Shiraz bazaar. [...]

The Amazing Faces Of Kurdistan, Iraq

By |2016-07-21T21:01:56-05:00July 21st, 2016|Categories: Asia, Unique Experiences|Tags: , , , , , |

The Amazing Faces Of Kurdistan, Iraq. Scanning the news on any given day, and it is natural to feel a bit apprehensive. Car bombings, kidnappings, beheadings. But once on the ground, your preconceptions are quickly washed away in a wave of hospitality and welcomes. For several days, I wandered the streets of Erbil, the regional capital [...]

Anthony Asael – 193 countries … and taught children in every country!

By |2018-03-07T19:54:51-05:00July 18th, 2016|Categories: Podcast|Tags: , , , , |

[Download .mp3] Anthony accomplished the amazing goal of traveling to every country in the world, but even more impressive, he taught children in all 193 countries of the world.   Anthony through his foundation, Art In All Of Us, has dedicated his life to traveling to every country to teach and inspire the children of the [...]

Erick Prince – 88 countries … and on his way to 198!

By |2018-03-07T19:53:30-05:00July 11th, 2016|Categories: Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , |

[Download .mp3] Erick Prince overcame challenges as a youth and changed his life perspective through global travel. Erick Prince is on a mission to become the first African-American to visit every country in the world. Along the way, Erick strives to inspire peoples from low socioeconomic backgrounds, like his own, to change their global perspective through [...]

Communist Era Monuments Of Bulgaria

By |2016-07-07T00:39:36-05:00July 7th, 2016|Categories: Europe, Off The Beaten Path, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Communist era monuments of Bulgaria.  An amalgam of Soviet brutalist architecture and dreary grey cement resulted in numerous communist monuments throughout the country of Bulgaria.  Bulgaria resides on the edge of Europe.  While a member of the EU its bonds and history tilts toward its protector of Russia and its communist progenitor, the Soviet Union. Bulgaria [...]

Gareth Johnson – 105 countries … and counting!

By |2018-10-19T11:39:49-05:00July 4th, 2016|Categories: Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , |

[podcast src="https://html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/4483967/height/90/width/450/theme/custom/autonext/no/thumbnail/yes/autoplay/no/preload/no/no_addthis/no/direction/forward/render-playlist/no/custom-color/acd3e2/" height="90" width="450"] Download Episode! This podcast is no longer available.   Gareth is on a mission to visit every country in the world, and is also a North Korean expert, having traveled to the Hermit Kingdom over 80 times.   Gareth is the founder of Young Pioneer Tours, whose tagline is, “budget tours to [...]